Yvonne Martinez Homicide

Yvonne Martinez Homicide – October, 2003

On October 11, 2003, the New Mexico State Police Criminal Investigations Section was called upon to investigate an apparent homicide just north of Espanola, New Mexico. A passerby riding his four-wheeler located a body of a deceased female who was partially unclothed and lying face up. The victim had been shot twice, and later identified as Yvonne Martinez.

Yvonne Martinez’s last verified whereabouts were at the Okay Casino just North of Espanola New Mexico. Yvonne was last seen leaving the Casino through the south exit at approximately 1:50 a.m. Evidence at the scene revealed Yvonne Martinez had struggled with her assailant. No suspects have been identified at this time.